RE: Abend (was: RE: I had to say it ... )

Subject: RE: Abend (was: RE: I had to say it ... )
From: "Metzger, Lucinda M" <Lucinda -dot- Metzger -at- ca -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2009 11:34:39 -0500

"This prompts me to ask -- does anybody here still use the term "abend"
or am I *really* dating myself? I once used it, thinking it was a
well-known piece of computer jargon, and my manager had to go look it

Yes indeed..."abend" is still commonly used with mainframe applications.

Lucinda Metzger
Senior Technical Writer
(630) 505-6061
Lucinda -dot- Metzger -at- ca -dot- com


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